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Walker's Legacy Announces #WLPower50 List and National Power Summit
Published:
3/10/2016 1:27:16 PM


 

March is Women's History Month and Walker's Legacy is celebrating the contributions of women at its first annual Power50 Brunch Summit. This is the organization's largest celebration of women making history and will serve as the keystone in a massive suit of programs hosted by Walker's Legacy throughout the month of March. The itinerary for the day includes stimulating keynotes, invigorating panels, one-on-one business advisement provided by the Minority Business Development Agency and engaging discussions.  

The program is designed to support start-up and professional women who are poised for career advancement or looking to sharpen their business skills and access. 

"A #WLPower50 woman is one who has provided inspiration, civic leadership, mentoring and more.  She is a business-minded professional or entrepreneur.  She is powerful and most importantly she embodies the Walker's Legacy mission," stated Walker's Legacy Founder & CEO Natalie Madeira Cofield.

Featured speakers include Michele Thornton, Senior Vice President, Centric TV; Demetria Lucas TV Personality, Author and Founder of SeeSomeWorld.com; Sheri Riley, Empowerment Speaker & Life Strategist; Zuhairah Washington, General Manager; Uber, DC, DeShuna Spencer, Founder, Kweli.tv; Brandon T. Todd, Ward Four Councilman, Council of the District of Columbia;  Dr. Yuval Meyers, Chair, Howard University Marketing Department; Xina Eiland, Founder, X+PR; Monique Woodard, Venture Partner at 500 Startups;  A'Lelia Bundles, Author, Journalist, & Great-Granddaughter Madam C. J. Walker; and Chanelle Hardy-Reed, Strategic Partnerships & Outreach, Google, among others. 

The program will be held on March 26, 2016, 10am - 2pm at The Hamilton Live, 600 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. To learn more and register click here.

 

Walker's Legacy #WLPower50

  • Mikaila Ulmer, Founder & CEO, BeeSweet Lemonade, Austin, TX
  • Amanda Spann, Content Manager for IBM Cloud Computing Category & Founder & Chief Marketing Officer, tipHub, Washington, DC
  • Psyche Terry, Founder, Urban Intimates, Dallas, Texas
  • Celeste Smith, Chief Executive Director of 1Hood Media
  • Yolanda Lee Conyers, VP Worldwide HR and Chief Diversity Officer, Lenovo, Austin, TX
  • Stephanie Lampkin, Founder, Blendoor App, San Francisco, Bay Area
  • Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman, Founder of Liberated Muse Arts Group, Maryland, Metropolitan area
  • Amber Goodwin, National Advocacy Director for Americans for Responsible Solutions, Washington, DC
  • Amanda Brown, Director of the National Women's Business Council, Washington, DC
  • Dr. Catrina Pullman, Executive Officers of PullCorp Media & Business Consulting Group, New Orleans, LA
  • Whitney Headen, Head of Digital Marketing for Essence Magazine, New York, NY
  • Jacquelyn Richards, Commission on Human Rights of the City. Albany, NY
  • Arlinda Moriarty, Founder and CEO of Moriarty Consulting, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Necole Parker, CEO, The Elocen Group, Washington, DC Area
  • Ezinne Kwubiri, Director of Continuous Improvement, Global Business Services at Viacom, New York, NY
  • Lisa Brown, President and CEO of Nonprofit HR, Washington, DC
  • Dr. Laura G. Murillo, President & CEO, Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Founding President & CEO, Greater Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation
  • Marcia Perry, Owner of PMG Group, Philadelphia, PA
  • Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever, Author & Women Equality Advocate, Washington, DC
  • Erica Thomas, Georgia State Representative District 39, Atlanta, GA
  • Amanda Edwards, At-Large Councilwoman, Houston, TX
  • Vivian Packard, President, GM Foundation, Detroit, MI
  • Alejandra Castillo, Executive Director, Minority Business Development Agency, Washington, DC
  • Irma Esparza, Chief of Staff, United States Department of Education, Washington, DC
  • Dawn Dickson, Founder, Flat Out of Heels  Miami, FL
  • Adrienne Lofton, Senior Vice President, Global Brand Marketing, Under Armor, Baltimore, Maryland 
  • Angie, Founder, TheShadeRoom, Los Angeles, CA
  • Yandy Smith-Harris, Television Personality, Entertainment Manager & Author, New York, NY
  • Lauren Maillian, Television Personality, Start-up Investor, Advisor of M, New York, NY
  • Natalia Oberti Noguera, Founder, Pipeline Angels, New York, NY
  • Noramay Cadena, Co-Founder and General Manager, Make, Los Angeles, CA
  • Judith Garcia, City Council for District 5, City of Chelsea, MA
  • Maria Rios, NationWaste , Houston, TX
  • Rashanna Moss, Owner, PureBarre (Austin & Houston), Austin, TX
  • Nuria Santamaría, Diversity Marketing, Twitter, San Francisco, CA
  • Maia Sharpley, Vice President,  Strategy and Innovation, Kaplan, Miami, FL
  • Pam Rogers, Chair Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce & Owner Rodgers Chevrolet, Detroit, MI
  • Kimberly Blackwell, PMM Agency, Columbus, OH
  • Delia Garza, Austin City Council, Austin, TX
  • Lisa Borders, Executive Director, Coca-Cola Foundation, Atlanta, GA
  • Erin Andrews, US Small Business Administration, Assistant Administrator, Office of Women's Business Ownership, Washington, DC
  • Felecia Hatcher, Founder CodeFever, Miami, FL
  • Michele Thornton, SVP, Centric TV/BET Networks, New York, NY
  • Myleik Teil, Founder, CurlBox, Atlanta, GA
  • Melissa Harris-Perry, Television Personality, Professor, Author, & Founder Anna Julia Cooper Center, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Darcel Denise Clark, Associate Justice, 13th District Attorney for Bronx County, The Bronx
  • Channing Dungey, President, ABC, Los Angeles, CA
  • Layne Eskridge, Manager, Original Programs, Netflix, Los Angeles, CA
  • Janice Bryant Howroyd, CEO of Act*1 Group, Los Angeles, CA
  • Angela Benton, Founder, NewMe, Accelerator, New York, NY
 

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